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High-impact eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Papua New Guinea

23 января 2019 No comments

High-impact eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Papua New Guinea A powerful eruption started at Papua New Guinea's Manam volcano around 04:48 UTC on January 23, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. The Darwin VAAC first reported the eruption at 04:49 UTC with ash estimated at a height of 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l. The... Read more...

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Large storm to impact the Midwest into the East, deep freeze through the end of the month

23 января 2019 No comments

A large storm system will slide from the Central U.S. into the East over the next couple of days, NWS warns. A zone of heavy snow is expected from the Mid Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes, especially impacting parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan.... Read more...

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Jeneberang river overflows, killing 6 and leaving 10 missing – Sulawesi, Indonesia

22 января 2019 No comments

At least six people were killed in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province after heavy rain falling for more than 24 hours caused Jeneberang River to overflow on Monday, January 21, 2019. According to Adnan Purichta Ichsan, Gowa regency Regent, 10 people remain... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake, M6.0 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia

22 января 2019 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake, M6.0 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia at 05:10 UTC (13:10 local time) on January 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.0 at 23:59 UTC, January 21, M4.9 at... Read more...

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EF-2 tornado hits Wetumpka, severe damage reported, Alabama

21 января 2019 No comments

EF — 2 tornado hits Wetumpka, severe damage reported, Alabama An EF — 2 tornado touched down in Wetumpka, Elmore County, AL around 21:44 UTC (15:44 CST) on January 19, 2019. This is about 20 km (12 miles) N of Montgomery. The tornado had a maximum width of 640 m (700 yards), 29 km (18.2 miles) long track and maximum winds... Read more...

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Strong explosive eruption at Bezymianny, ash to 10 km (32 800 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red

21 января 2019 No comments

A strong explosive eruption took place at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 16:10 UTC (04:06 local time) on January 20, 2019. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. The last major eruption of this volcano took place on December 20, 2017. The latest... Read more...

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Extreme cold, another storm follow major Northeast winter storm

21 января 2019 No comments

Extreme cold, another storm follow major Northeast winter storm A powerful winter storm hit parts of the United States, from the Midwest to the Northeast over the weekend, dropping heavy snow and rain and creating dangerously icy conditions. Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great... Read more...

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Extreme cold warnings cover almost all of Ontario and Quebec, Canada

21 января 2019 No comments

Extreme cold warnings cover almost all of Ontario and Quebec, Canada A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is forcing authorities to keep extreme cold warnings active over almost entire Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such... Read more...

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Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

21 января 2019 No comments

Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu Earthquakes triggered by volcanic activity at Ambrym, Vanuatu ruptured the ground and damaged entire villages over the past month, forcing the evacuation of 700 people living on the island. According to media reports, people from the villages of Paamal, Ulei, Sameou... Read more...

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High level of activity at Stromboli volcano, Italy

21 января 2019 No comments

High level of activity at Stromboli volcano, Italy Activity at Stromboli volcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy remains at high levels since the end of December 2018. Today's activity at the volcano is characterized by puffing with high amplitude mainly located at NE vent and by high amplitude explosions at NE e C... Read more...

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